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21 Of The Most Beautiful College Campuses In America

Amherst College | 21 Of The Most Beautiful College Campuses In America


During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.


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Amherst MA: Poetry, Yiddish and the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Even if you never set foot on the campuses of Amherst College, Hampshire College or UMass, get away to Amherst MA for the authors, the books, and the lively conversations they spark. And of course for the shear beauty of the river valley.


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Amherst College: An Admissions Profile

Amherst College - Top liberal arts college in Western Massachusettes